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Around Settle – by Judith

UPCOMING EVENTS:-

1. Wed  6  May  Settle Eco-Night – 7pm – 9pm Royal Oak
2. Thur 7 May GIGGLESWICK PARK FIT – Serious circuits FOR GIRLS –
3. Thur  7 May 7.30p: Talk by Pioneer Projects at St John’s Ch Hall

4. Fri 8 May: 12.30pm Swimming training – Debbie’s Session
5. Sat 9 May 10.00 -Sedburgh – YNU Moss Meeting
6.  9 May 7.30pm – Cantores Salicium – Gig School Chapel

7. 10 May  Austwick   Rogation Sunday and Pet Services 9.30
8. 10 May  Clapham, Rogation Sunday and Pet Services at 1100
9.  10  May Austwick Ch, Primrose Walk 3pm  followed by teas;

10. 10 May Addingham St Peter’s Ch: a blessing of the Ch Orchard
11. 10 – 16 May. Christian Aid Week.

12. Wed 13 May  9.30am. Scout Hall, Settle Women’s Keep fit
13. 13 May: Christian Aid Coffee Eve St John’s Ch Hall, Settle
14. 13 May: Settle Justice and Peace Group: meets 7.30pm

15. 15-18 May : Spring Wild Flowers of the Yorkshire Dales
16. Sat 16 May: The Big Breakfast: 8.30am: Friends M House.
17. Sun 17 May: Messy Church – St John’s Hall from 3.30pm – 5.30pm.

18. Mon 18 May: 7.40: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton
19. Thur 21 May – Evening Walk in Barbondale with CCG – BOOKING ESSENTIAL
20. Thurs  4  June  –  CCG Planning Meeting and SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

21. Sat 6 June – 10.30 – 15.30  CCG Ribblehead Circuit walk -BOOKING ESSENTIAL
23. Sat 13 June  10.00 -Himalayan Balsam Bash –   Wigglesworth Beck

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—  UPCOMING  EVENTS IN DETAIL   —

1.  Wed  6  May  Settle Eco-Night – 7pm – 9pm Royal Oak  Come and chat
about green issues

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2. Thur 7 May GIGGLESWICK PARK FIT – Serious circuits FOR GIRLS –

WEEKLY  6-7pm.  £5  meet  on the Bankwell Road side of the field!
Kids  play  at  the  park  whilst  you  feel  the burn…what could be
easier?!  Tyre  flipping,  boxing  pads,  tackle  bags, a great stress
reliever that’s for sure. Jill Eccleston <jilleccleston@hotmail.co.uk>

See  videos at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOFndGWdmQM and
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKaOQaTHsmw

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3.   Thur  7 May 7.30p: Talk by Pioneer Projects at St John’s Ch Hall,
Settle  organised by Settle Methodist Church. Speaker is Philippa from
the  charity  Pioneer  Projects who hire the Large  Meeting room every
week  at  the  Church  Hall to hold art sessions for people who suffer
from   Memory   Loss  (and  if  they  wish their carers).  The meeting
starts at 7.30pm.  Refreshments are provided.

Here  is  what  the Pioneer Projects website says about their Thursday
meetings: Creative Community -Settle 1.30-3.30 – 015242 62672 to book

A  friendly  and supportive group led by an artist and supported by an
arts assistant. Particularly suitable for anyone living with long-term
health   conditions,   facing  social  isolation  or  a  carer.  Safe,
stimulating   and  inclusive.   No  need  to  be  good  at  art—simple
techniques to try out in a relaxed group.
http://www.pioneerprojects.org.uk/whats-on/current-activities.php

So  the  Talk in Thursday night is to learn more about what happens at
these meetings and to learn more about Pioneer Projects.

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4.  Fri 8 May: 12.20pm Swimming training – Debbie’s Session –
£5-00 – Settle Pool.
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5. Sat 9 May 10.00 -Sedburgh – YNU Moss Meeting

You need to know some at least some bryology for this:-
Join international bryophyte expert Tom Blockeel at Settlebeck Gill,
Sedbergh to explore the mosses and liverworts of this delightful gill
For   more   information  call  Mike  Canaway  01729  823808.  and see
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk

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6.  9 May 7.30pm – Cantores Salicium
Choral Concert of Music and Readings:
raising funds for Cave Rescue Organisation
Saturday 9th May 2015 at 7.30pm
Giggleswick School Chapel
Director: Lindy Williams Organ Soloist: Jason Lowe
Tickets £10: from Cave & Crag, Settle; choir members & at the door
Free interval drink
www.cantores-salicium.org.uk

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7.  10  May   Austwick Yorks Dales    Rogation Sunday and Pet Services
0930 at Austwick Church Austwick and 1100 Clapham.

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8. 10 May  Clapham, Yorks Dales    Rogation Sunday and Pet Services at
1100 at Clapham.

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9.  10  May   Austwick, Yorks Dales   Primrose Walk – meet at Austwick
Church 3.00pm for walk  followed by teas;

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10. 10 May  Addingham
St  Peter’s,  Church  St,  Addingham  LS29  0QS:  following the Family
Communion  Service  (10am)   –  there will be a blessing of the Church
Orchard opposite the Church at 11.30am.

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11. Christian Aid Week. 10 – 16 May

If  you  would like to help with the House to House Collection contact
Sally Waterson ( <sally@thewatersons.org> )

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12.      Wed      13      May       Athlefit     –     9.30am.     see
http://www.runbikefun.co.uk/activities/ Scout Hall, Settle  Women’s
Keep fit

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13.  13 May: Christian Aid Coffee Evening St John’s Church Hall, Settle
7pm-8.30pm. Bring and buy stall,

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14.   13 May: Settle Justice and Peace Group: meets 7.30pm (so tiime to
go  to coffee evening first) – at the Friends’ Meeting House,  we hope
to discuss our response to the result of the General Election.

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15. 15-18 May : Spring Wild Flowers of the Yorkshire Dales
http://www.field-studies-council.org/media/1611999/dales-spring-wild-flowers-2015.pdf
Come and have a wonderful holiday at Malham Tarn and learn about spring
wildflowers. Led by J. Allinson

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16. Sat 16 May: The big Breakfast: 8.30am:

Speaker: Rev Michael Jackson from Kirkby Malham.
Michael worked in Winchester for many years.
He was Director of St John’s Winchester charity which provides
sheltered housing & nursing care for older people in Winchester.
WE WILL BE IN THE ANNEXE at the FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE.
Please   book   your   places   by   Thurs   14   May
<johnd@abtsound.co.uk>  or  you  may  go  hungry  !Coffee  &  tea  are
available from 8.15am, breakfast & talk over by 9.30am. £3.00
01729 825285

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17.  Sun 17 May: Messy Church – St John’s Hall from 3.30pm – 5.30pm.

A  time  for  families,of  all  ages, to have fun together, eat a meal
together and celebrate together.   01729 825285
http://bit.ly/1ckZsj6
http://bit.ly/1H0fL1F

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18. Mon 18 May: 7.40: Craven Speakers Club, Skipton
www.craven-speakers.org.uk
http://www.meetup.com/Craven-Speakers-Club-Meetup
https://www.streetlife.com/page/craven-speakers-club/

AGM
This  is  the last meeting until Sept (though there is talk of fitting
an extra one in in August for a member to practice a wedding speech)
If  you  had always meant to come and see what a meeting is like this
is the last opportunity.

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19. Thur 21 May – Evening Walk in Barbondale with CCG – BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Join  Roger  and  Liz  Neale for an evening walk. Meet at parking area
near  bridge at SD656828.  We hope to see Pied Flycatchers, Redstarts,
Dippers and other Dales wildlife. BOOKING ESSENTIAL by phoning Roger &
Liz on 01524 241155.

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20. Thurs  4  June  –  CCG Planning Meeting and SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING to
update/modify  the  constitution.  (All  CCG members should have received a
notice  about  this) 19.30  – All members are welcome to come along to
the Meeting Room at the Friends Meeting House, Settle.

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21. Sat 6 June – 10.30 – 15.30   CCG Ribblehead Circuit walk -BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Exploration  of  landscape  and  wildlife  in  the Viaduct area. Bring
packed  lunch, stout footwear and warm clothes  may be necessary. Meet
at  road junction lay-by at SD765793. BOOKING ESSENTIAL  – phone Roger
& Liz Neale on 01524 241155.

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22. Sat 13 June  10.00 -Himalayan Balsam Bash – YDNPA Young Rangers Event
Join  Adam  from  the  Ribble Rivers Trust and help the youngsters  in
controlling  this  alien  invasive  plant  on  Wigglesworth Beck which
threatens  to  move  down  on  to the Ribble SSSI. Wear wellies and be
prepared  for  some nettles.  Meet at Settle swimming pool at 09.45 to
share transport or at Wigglesworth Hall Farm at 10.00.

There  are many places in Britain and in Yorkshire where our riverside
wildflowers  have  been spoiled  or made extinct by the invasion of the
beautiful   but   dense  pink  Himalayan Balsom  which swamps out all
other   plants  along  river banks.  Now it is increasing on our area.
Join this work party  to stop its spread in our area.

READ  AN  ACCOUNT  OF  THE  TALK  on the River Ribble Invasive Species
Project from CCG’s  latest newsletter  here:
www.craven-conservation-group.org.uk (Or will be put up later today)

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Hope you can come to some of the above events.

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